In connection with their solicitation of written consents, Glenview Capital Management, LLC and affiliated persons and entities (“Glenview”) intend to file a definitive written consent solicitation statement and accompanying consent card to be used to solicit written consents from stockholders of Health Management Associates, Inc. (“HMA” or “the Company”) with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”).  Stockholders and other investors are urged to read the definitive written consent solicitation statement and other relevant documents when they become available, because they contain important information regarding the consent solicitation. When completed, the definitive written consent solicitation statement and all other relevant documents will be available, free of charge, on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov.  In addition, Glenview will provide copies of the definitive written consent solicitation statement and accompanying consent card (when available) free of charge upon request from Okapi Partners, LLC, 437 Madison Avenue, 28th Floor, New York, NY 10022, (212) 297-0720, Toll Free: (877) 869-0171, or Email: info@okapipartners.com.

The following persons are participants in connection with the written consent solicitation of the shareholders of HMA: Glenview Capital Partners, L.P., Glenview Capital Master Fund, Ltd., Glenview Institutional Partners, L.P., Glenview Offshore Opportunity Master Fund, Ltd., Glenview Capital Opportunity Fund, L.P., Glenview Capital Management, LLC, Larry Robbins and each of the proposed nominees. Information regarding the participants in the consent solicitation and a description of their direct and indirect interests, through security holdings or otherwise, to the extent applicable, is contained in the definitive written consent statement filed with the SEC on July 19, 2013 and is available free of charge on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov.

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